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Hamster. Gentleman adventurer. ([personal profile] benedict) wrote in [community profile] yuletide2017-09-13 06:02 pm

Praise! Your! Fandoms! Get others interested!

Hey, everyone! It's Praise Your Fandom time!

Get people into your canon! Tell them what's awesome about it!

Tell them where to find it!

Tell them ALL ABOUT IT!

Please use this format:

<b>Fandom/Canon Name:</b>
<b>What's awesome about it:</b>
<b>Where to find:</b>

Thank you and have a great yuletide!

(ALSO: Please feel free to ask for specific recs too! Like post a thread going 'hey I'm looking for canons with bisexual leads' or something!)
rubylily: Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Gakkou Gurashi (❋ Lavender)

[personal profile] rubylily 2017-09-14 01:29 am (UTC)(link)
Fandom/Canon Name: Kamisama no Inai Nichiyoubi | Sunday Without God

What's awesome about it: Do you like post-apocalyptic stories that are both hopeful and melancholy? Are you interested in stories about journeys and family? Then come follow twelve-year-old gravekeeper Ai on her quest to help others and make new friends to be part of her family!

Where to find: Crunchyroll! You can also watch the opening here.


Fandom/Canon Name: Stray Little Devil

What's awesome about it: Do you like portal fantasy? What about worlds split between devils and angels, and the human protagonist suddenly finds herself transformed into a devil? That's the fate of Pam Akumachi, who decides to train hard in hopes of finding a way home, and eventually her relationship with snobbish angel Linfa blossoms into surprise canon yuri!

Where to find: It's a five-volume manga, and while the English release is out-of-print, used copies aren't hard to find, and some library systems may have copies available for interloan.


Fandom/Canon Name: Venus Versus Virus

What's awesome about it: Do you like urban fantasy with female protagonists? What about an eyepatch-wearing beauty teaming up with a normal schoolgirl with strange berserker powers and taking down zombie-like ghosts called "Viruses"? Lucia and Sumire make a great team, and there's plenty of action and femslashy subtext to be had.

Where to find: The anime can be watched on Funimation, and while the English release of the manga is out-of-print, used copies aren't hard to find, and again, interlibrary loan might be helpful too. Watch the opening here!

I promoted these canons in a previous post, and my comment is here if you want a little more information.
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[personal profile] anthusiasm 2017-09-19 07:53 pm (UTC)(link)
Question: do you think someone could write for this fandom if they've only seen the anime, or is reading the manga necessary?
rubylily: Pam/Linfa, Stray Little Devil (❋ Pansy)

[personal profile] rubylily 2017-09-19 08:09 pm (UTC)(link)
Both Sunday Without God and Venus Versus Virus have anime and manga, and since your comment doesn't specify which fandom, I'll answer for both.

Sunday Without God's manga only covers the Valley of Death arc, whereas the anime covers that arc in three episodes, so it goes further than the manga. (It's based on a series of light novels, but the novels aren't available in English, so don't worry about those.)

For Venus Versus Virus, the anime and manga have the same plot, but different endings (for one, there are more character deaths in the anime), and the main antagonist is a little different, and the manga also goes into more detail about Lucia's and Sumire's powers. I'm familiar with both, and I've never seen anyone else request the canon, so I've never felt the need to separate them.